Mick Stacey, Ballina
It’s amazing how a country that uses the phrase ‘In God We Trust’, yet arms itself to the teeth and bombs its way around the world, thrusting their so-called ‘democracy’ on sovereign nations, holds the world to ransom with their weapons of mass destruction. Yet at the same time they can’t defend the White House from its angry citizens, who’ve been shafted for so long, and deluded into thinking that a despotic, self-serving creep can somehow deliver them from their desperate plight.
Trump is not solely to blame for this situation, the rest of the world stood by and watched this scenario evolve. At the same time a courageous man is locked up in gruelling conditions in Belmarsh Prision, London, for exposing the truth. Meanwhile a military budget of US$740 billion has been approved by both parties in the Senate, and a deadly pandemic rages through the nation.
We’ll find out who believes in democracy when the UN International Ban on Nuclear Weapons comes into effect 22 January, 2021.